CHAPTER 53

RELATING TO FIXING METHOD OF FIXING TERM

OF SUPERIOR COURT

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10, DELAWARE CODE, BY PROVIDING THAT TERMS OF SUPERIOR COURT SHALL BE FIXED BY RULE OF COURT.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Title 10, Delaware Code, is amended by repealing § 502 thereof and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

§ 502. Terms of court

(a) The designation and the duration of the terms of the Superior Court in and for each County, and the nature of the proceedings to be conducted at each such term, shall be determined by the Superior Court and shall be announced by Rule of Court, duly adopted and promulgated pursuant to the authority vested in the Superior Court by the provisions of 10 Del. C. § 561 and 11 Del. C. § 5121, provided that not less than four (4) terms of Court a year shall be established in each County of the State.

(b) All Statutes and parts of Statutes inconsistent with this Act are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency only.

Approved April 26, 1955.